Tips given for safe use of tree stands

October 5, 2001 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The tree stands that hunters - bow hunters especially - use to increase their chances of bagging a buck could instead bring a trip to the emergency room if hunters are careless o

State banking industry weathering attacks

October 4, 2001 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Low interest rates spurred by the economic slump have created an improved climate for consumers looking to finance a new car or lower their house payments, Arkansas banking execu

Board approves purchase of second MRI

October 4, 2001 The Board of Directors of White River Medical Center approved last week the purchase of a MRI unit for the hospital, according to a news release.

K-ZIG event raises $4,237

October 4, 2001 CAVE CITY - The K-ZIG Radio-Telethon Monday and Tuesday generated $4,237 in pledges, which will be used to upgrade the educational radio station's radio and television equipment, said Becky Sisk, s

Employees decry leave differences

October 4, 2001 Updating the employee handbook in an attempt to equalize all city departments is not going to be easy, discovered two members of the Batesville City Council, who met with employees Wednesday mornin

Local bank feeds emergency workers

October 4, 2001 Officials at First Community Bank in Batesville began planning in February for a way to honor local emergency workers, but the plans never really got off the ground.

Plant cleans waste, wins honor

October 4, 2001 Three years ago White-Rodgers began working on a process to clean up its wastewater and help protect the environment.

Candidate resigns job

October 4, 2001 On the same day as he entered the race for Independence County sheriff, the Independence County jail administrator tendered his resignation.

Deputy completes training

October 3, 2001 ASH FLAT - Sharp County Deputy Seth Higginbottom was one of 65 officers who recently completed Basic Police Training Class 2001-C at the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy in East Camden.